Aid to Ukraine assures Russia that time is not on its side

A White House official announced on Wednesday that a plan to secure long-term military aid to Ukraine from the G7 countries is emergingRussia That “time is not on her side.”

“It signals a shared, long-term commitment to building a strong defense insurance force for Ukraine,” Amanda Sloat, White House adviser on European affairs, told reporters. “This multilateral declaration will send an important signal to Russia that time is not on its side.”

Security guarantee plan

She also said the United States would announce a security guarantee plan for Ukraine at Wednesday’s event with the G7 member states.

She added on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Vilnius that the message of the military alliance towards the expectations regarding Ukraine’s accession to the alliance was positive.

“From our point of view, it is a strong and promising message,” she said.

NATO flag at the Lithuania summit – Reuters

Ukrainian discontent

For his part, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in Vilnius on Tuesday, expressed his dissatisfaction that NATO did not provide a time frame for joining the alliance.

“It seems that there is no intention to give Ukraine an invitation to NATO, nor to make it a member of the alliance,” Zelensky wrote on Twitter.

The Ukrainian president also stressed that “hesitation is weakness,” considering that “not specifying any timetable for the invitation or for Ukraine’s accession to the alliance is unprecedented and absurd.”

It is noteworthy that the leaders of the alliance started, yesterday, Tuesday, a summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, which will continue until today, in order to send a message of support to Ukraine, which continues a difficult counterattack against Moscow and is awaiting commitments regarding future membership in the alliance.

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